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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Provide the Full Proposal
  • Provide the Research Instrument/s (Separately or as part of the Full Proposal)
  • Provide the Curriculum Vitae for the investigators
  • Provide the Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations Form (If applicable)
  • Provide Plagiarism Report
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Provide the evidence of payment

Author Guidelines

Before submitting your proposal for ethics review, please take note of the following important information:

  • Ensure that your proposal is up to standard. It should be free of obvious typographical, technical and ethical flaws;
  • Ensure that you have all other requisite approvals (institutional registration of your proposal e.g. Institute of Post Graduate Studies for all post graduate research, introduction letter from the HoD for all undergraduate research);
  • Fill in and submit a comprehensive application form. Provide concise and accurate responses to questions on the form;
  • Submit a well identified (full name) and dated full proposal document. Be sure to attach all supporting documents including and where applicable: questionnaire, consent form, diary cards, work plans, case report forms, interview guides, investigators’ CVs etc;
  • Proposals shall be submitted at most 2 weeks prior to the scheduled KUREC meeting. Any proposal submitted after the set time shall be automatically put on the waiting list for consideration during the subsequent meeting.
  • All applications shall be made in simple and easy to understand English language;

Documents required for the review 

  1. The Full Proposal
  2. Research Instrument/s (Separately or as part of the Full Proposal)
  3. Curriculum Vitae for the investigators
  4. Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations Form (If applicable)
  5. Plagiarism Report
  6. Evidence of payment

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